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High speed chase ends west of Ventura



Wednesday, 20 February 2013 12:01



A high speed chase ended on Highway 18 west of Ventura about 4:45 p.m. Monday.

According to the Iowa State Patrol, a vehicle driven by Randal Roberts, 30, of Wisconsin, was stopped by authorities after it was suspected the vehicle had been stolen.  A trooper ran the license plates of the vehicle and discovered that it had been reported as stolen in Wisconsin.  After initially stopping, Roberts drove away 


Willie Nelson returning to Surf stage



Wednesday, 20 February 2013 12:00


Country music icon Willie Nelson will return to the Surf Ballroom stage for a Wednesday, May 15, performance.

Tickets for the show went on sale Tuesday, Feb. 19.  They are $45 in advance; $50 at the door.

Nelson appeared at the Surf in 2004 and was in concert at the North Iowa Area Community College 


Firefighters battle early morning house fire



Wednesday, 13 February 2013 13:26


The Clear Lake Fire Department responded to a report of a house fire at 112 N. 5th St. just after 6 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6.  

Fire Chief Doug Meyers reports a person walking in the area reported the fire to the police department 


Survey: School district wants to plan early dismissals



Wednesday, 13 February 2013 13:25


Every week? Every other? Late start or early dismissal? School Board wants to know


Clear Lake school leaders are sending home an assignment for parents this week -- a survey which will help determine the 2013-14 school calendar.  Specifically, the School Board is asking for input about early dismissal options.

During the current school year the district has scheduled early dismissals every other Wednesday to accommodate required teacher in-service dates.  


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